CBDT sets up Committee for review & updation of Search and Seizure Manual last published in 2007

CBDT sets up Committee for review & updation of Search and Seizure Manual published in 2007. Committee to submit revised draft in 3 months

Search and Seizure Manual

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
(Central Board of Direct Taxes)

Dated: 27.11.2017
Room No. 269, North Block, New Delhi


  1. Director General of Income Tax (lnv.), Delhi.
  2. Pr.Director of Income Tax (lnv.), Jaipur
  3. Director of Income Tax (lnv.) 2, New Delhi

Sub: Setting up of a Committee for review and updation of “Search & Seizure Manual, 2007”- regarding.


Kindly refer to the above subject.

2. In this regard, the undersigned is directed to state, that, the Board has decided to constitute a Committee for the review and updation of the Search and Seizure Manual (Vaol I & II), published in 2007. The Committee shall comprise of the following:

  1. Shri R M Garg, DGIT (lnv.), Delhi:Chairman
  2. Shri Virendra Singh, Pr. DIT (lnv.), Jaipur: Member
  3. Shri R. Yadav, Pr. DIT (lnv.)-11, New Delhi: Member.

CIT (lnv.), CBDT shall be Member-Secretary of the Committee for the coordination purposes.

3. The Terms of Reference of the Committee are as per Annexure . The Terms may be amended, if required, in consultation with the Board. Further, the Chairman of the Committee may co-opt other officers from the department as Members of the Committee, for timely completion of the task.

Yours faithfully,

(Gaurav Pundir)
Under Secretary (lnv-I),
North Block, New Delhi
Telefax  No.23095464

Encl: as above

Copy to:

(a)DGIT (lnv.), Jaipur- For kind information
(b) DGIT(Admin), New Delhi- For kind information
(c) CIT(Inv.), CBDT


Terms of Reference of the Committee on Search & Seizure Manual

(a) To review and update the existing Search and Seizure Manual (Volume I & II) as published by the CBDT in 2007, keeping in view the new work processes/technological changes including launch of ITBA, changes in Statutory provisions, judicial pronouncements and issuance of further instructions/guidelines/circulars on relevant issues from time to time.

(b) The Committee shall submit a revised draft Manual to the Board in a period of 3 months from its constitution. 

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